SAINT-CLOUD, FRANCE -- Jean Kayanakis was recently named Vice President, Falcon Worldwide Spares for Dassault Falcon. Kayanakis was previously Director, Eastern Hemisphere Spares. He replaces Frank Youngkin who was promoted Vice President, Western Hemisphere Customer Service in April of 2008.
"With the rapidly expanding fleet of Falcon jets flying throughout the globe, it is critical to keep our Spares Department under strong leadership," says Jacques Chauvet VP, Worldwide Falcon Customer Service. "Jean's unique experience in spares, customer service, and engineering make him naturally qualified for this position and the challenges that lay ahead as we continue to expand our spares presence around the world."
Kayanakis started his career at Dassault more than 20 years ago as an engineer working on the Rafale fighter prototype flight control laws. In addition to his most recent position, he also held positions in spares purchasing and as Director, Service Center Customer Support at Dassault Aircraft Services in Le Bourget.